Research course

Health Psychology

University of Nottingham · School of Psychology

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

This PhD is for anyone who is interested in the scientific study of psychological processes relevant to health, illness and healthcare.

You may be a recent graduate of an MSc Health Psychology (or similar) or a Chartered Psychologist or Registered Health Psychologist.

Your work will be supported by a dedicated postgraduate environment, which is informed and, in part, sustained through active international collaboration and cutting-edge research that is relevant to a range of careers.

In terms of international collaboration, the division has a department at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus and is a member of the Topic Centre programme in occupational health and safety for the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work. It hosts the Centre of Organisational Health & Development that is a designated Collaborating Centre in Occupational Health of the World Health Organization. It is a founding member of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology and hosts its journal, Work and Stress.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559